Category: Gigs

News: John Emil – upcoming gigs

Posted on: Saturday, Sep 13, 2014

American roots and blues guitarist John Emil has the following upcoming gigs: 27th September: The Wharf,  107 Brook St , Macclesfield,  SK11 7AW, 8:30 pm 28th September:  The Buxton Taphouse, George St, Buxton,  SK17 6AT , 8:30 pm 29th September:  Hopstar Brewery, Unit 9 Rinus Business Park, Darwen,  BB3 2QX, 9 pm All shows are free admission […]

Here’s a nice piece on Liverpool Acoustic highlighting the last three gigs of the year at Johnny’s Blues Club, courtesy of Graham Holland.

Brothers Stevie and Alan Nimmo come together to prove once again that sibling rivalry brings out the best in both of them! Picture the scene, a stage full of Orange valve amps, two guitar wielding brothers teasing out some of the most magisterial notes with ultimate Glaswegian intensity from their Les Paul’s and Fender Stratocasters, and […]

With just under eight weeks to go, it’s worth recapping on what festival goers can expect for just £27! Steve Cropper is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer.  He is probably best known as the guitarist of Booker T. & the M.G.’s, an instrumental R & B/funk band very influential in 60’s & 70’s […]

This just in: Hello! My name is Wolfgang Almer, I am a festival curator and filmmaker from Vienna/Austria/Europe. I am about to make a feature-length documentary movie about Leo “Bud” Welch, the 82 year old blues musician from Bruce, Mississippi, USA who released his debut album earlier this year and is now taking the blues […]

The Citadel Arts Centre, St Helens – Blues Guitarist Aynsley Lister Set For Rousing St. Helens Gig Saturday 20 September, 2014 Aynsley Lister Tickets: £12 in advance, £14 on the door Doors: 7.30pm The Citadel is delighted to announce that leading British blues artist, Aynsley Lister, is performing on Saturday 20 September. When explosive natural […]

Bluefunk Rhythm And Blues Club!gig-list/c6h4 Jim Kirkpatrick plays Rory Gallagher with special guests Barry Barnes of Sinnerboy and Rich Newman of the Rory Gallagher Band and Chris Cliff on bass. When : Thurs Sept 4th Ticket : £10 Where : KIVA, Macclesfield Two of the finest exponents of Rory Gallagher’s  music are joined by […]

Gig: September at BJ’s in Chorley

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

September line up at BJ’s Rock In The Blues Club 4th – Doctor Truth 11th – The Shakers 18th – Rhythm Zoo 25th – Tin Pan Alley Free admission every Thursday 9-30pm to 11-15 pm The Minstrel Eaves Green Road, Chorley PR7 3PQ

YouTube: Matt Anderson

Posted on: Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Here’s a taster for the upcoming gig at Johnny’s Blues Club at Liverpool Marina on 03 Oct. This is the Matt Anderson Band live. Watch this space for the full press release about the Liverpool gig.

Friday 5th September, 2014 Danny Bryant Tickets: £12, £10 Concessions Doors: 7.30pm Fresh off the plane after five weeks in the USA and Canada fronting Walter Trout’s band, national blues treasure Danny Bryant is coming to The Citadel for what promises to be a special night as he launches his new studio album ‘Temperature Rising’. […]

(Doors: 8 pm, show: 8.45 pm) Dutch master, Hans Theessink, is one of the finest European exponents of the blues. He complements his rich baritone vocals with top class finger-picking guitar work and binds his performances together with a warmly-presented selection of intriguing stories. No stranger to Liverpool, Hans has already delighted Johnny’s Blues Club […]

Thanks to Barry Barnes of Sinnerboy for this . . . a must for all Rory fans . . .

Doors 7.30 for 8.30 show From Pete Evans: At long last I can confirm that we have been able to book 82 year old Leo for one of only two UK gigs. This wonderful old gentleman has been playing the blues and gospel since he was 15 years old and is a throw back to […]

SUNDAY, 7TH SEPTEMBER, 4PM After hosting some of the hottest bands on this year’s Maryport Blues Festival Trail (including The Little Devils and Rosco Levee and the Southern Slide), the Navy Club on South Quay is becoming known as the home of the blues in Maryport. Now Tommy Allen and Johnny Hewitt, two of Britain’s […]

Following on from our post on Bob Malone’s UK tour – we are pleased to announce that two new dates have been added 02 Sept – The Box, Crewe 20 Sept – The Box, Crewe Tuesday 2 sept .. Bob Malone .. Doors 7pm On stage 7.30 Finish 9.30 ish To facilitate travellers . Sat […]

Doors 7 pm for 7.45 pm show – £10 From Pete Evans of ‘Goin’ Up The Country': This show is to celebrate 25 years ownership of the Hayes family at the Buck and coincides with the Wrexham Council Real Ale trail. Originally, the event with The Cheshire Katz was due on the 20th but the […]

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